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Buckhannon City Councilman Seeks Clarification on New UHF Frequencies for Emergency Services

March 7, 2023

Mountaineer News

Buckhannon City Council

City Councilman C J Rylands (center) listens to Buckhannon Fire Chief J B Kimble during the March 2nd City Council meeting.

BUCKHANNON - At the Buckhannon City Council meeting on March 2nd, Councilman C J Rylands sought clarification from Fire Chief J B Kimble regarding discussions had at the Upshur County Commission meeting on February 9, 2023, where several career and volunteer firefighters had attended to express concerns over adding new Ultra High (radio) Frequencies to Upshur County's emergency services 'toolbox'.

Buckhannon Fire Chief JB Kimble responds to City Councilman CJ Rylands during the March 2nd City Council meeting.

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The County Commission approved the coordination of radio frequencies during the February 9th meeting.

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